Tibet

Tibet

Sometimes it takes a complete stranger to see the "deep, deep hole" within ourselves. The story of a common bond between a wildlife conservation and a pygmy leader — and the bounty of that friendship.

Esoteric teachings on reincarnation and consciousness; simple teachings on compassion and ethics. Geshe Thupten Jinpa is a man who finishes the Dalai Lama’s English sentences. Meet this philosopher and former monk, now a husband and father of two daughters, and hear what happens when the ancient tradition embodied in the Dalai Lama meets science and life.

A filmmaker and scholar gives us a parallel story to the ubiquitous news of China's economy and politics. Mayfair Yang discusses the ancient and reemerging traditions of reverence and ritual — revealing background to its approach to Tibet. And, she tells us how China gleaned some of its recent dismissive attitudes towards religion from the West.

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Highlights of live tweets from Krista's interview with Richard Davidson.

A series of portraits of Buddhist monks in silence from a 1966 doc by Arnaud Desjardins.

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